Come to Dollywood for a festive celebration of the holidays. Enjoy amazing shows, delicious food, and beautiful decorations. Make sure to catch the Smoky Mountain Christmas Dollywood Christmas shows this year!
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Dollywood Christmas Shows
It’s that time of year again! The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp, and Dollywood is getting ready for its annual Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration! From November 5th through January1st, Dollywood becomes a winter wonderland complete with over six million lights, festive shows, and special holiday events. Here’s a look at some of the can’t-miss Christmas shows at Dollywood this year.
From heartwarming musicals to thrilling live performances, there’s something for everyone at Dollywood this Christmas. Here are just a few of the can’t-miss shows happening at Dollywood this holiday season:
The Light Show
The Dollywood Christmas Lights, with over six million lights decorating the park, are a show unto themselves. You and your family can explore and experience a Christmas of many colors at Dollywood this holiday season! Slow down for a scenic stroll through the park and notice how each land tells a seasonal story through its unique and vibrant hues. Discover Santa’s Village with its classic red and green, the crisp blues and whites of winter in Glacier Ridge, a soft candlelight glow throughout Craftsman’s Valley, and more. Towering up to 12 feet tall, dozens of spectacular Christmas trees inspire a sense of childlike wonder, reminding us what this special season is all about.
Christmas in the Smokies
Christmas in the Smokies is Dollywood’s favorite Christmas tradition show. Christmas in the Smokies celebrates the joy of the season while a cast of fourteen singers and dancers performing your favorite holiday songs accompanied by a band of nine live musicians. This is a Dollywood Christmas tradition you don’t want to miss!
O Holy Night
O Holy Night is Dollywood’s full scale living nativity complete with live animals. A little girl looks for an angel, while three shepherds follow a star. In the end, they all find their way to the heart of the Christmas story. This living nativity narrative musical tells the true meaning of Christmas.
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The Appalachian Christmas show brings an old country feel to the holiday season. Enjoy an acoustic Christmas with our talented bluegrass musicians. Kids will enjoy seeing all the stringed instruments and adults will love the sounds of their favorite Christmas songs. Let the beautiful sounds bring back treasured Christmas memories of years gone by.
The Candlelight Carolers performing on the steps of the church is may favorite Dollywood Christmas show. We stop and listen to them with our children every year. This amazing choral ensemble shares the true spirit of the season with traditional Christmas hymns. Guests are even encouraged to join in and proclaim the “Joy To The World” during these heartwarming performances. There is such a sweetness that moves through the crowd as hundreds of guests sing together.
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Christmas with the Kingdom Heirs
If you are tired after a long day of walking through the park, step into the Showstreet Palace Theater and listen to some wonderful southern gospel music. The Kingdom Heirs, Dollywood’s own award-winning Southern gospel group performs Christmas classics as well as its biggest hits from more than 30 years of chart-toppers.
Heart of the Holidays
A new generation of Dolly’s family showcases songs from Dolly’s new Christmas album, A Holly Dolly Christmas, as they reflect on family connections and the heartfelt goodness and warmth of the Christmas season.
If you love a cappella music, this is the Dollywood Christmas show for you. Gather around the Village Depot and listen as this upbeat holiday a cappella group returns to perform holiday favorites that everyone will enjoy.
Holiday Wild Roots
The Showstreet Gazebo is another place to gather and listen to some holiday classics. Immerse yourself in the uplifting holiday melodies that will have everyone dancing, singing and rejoicing in the spirit of Christmas.
Dollywood Christmas Show Schedule
You can find the full Dollywood Christmas show schedule on the Dollywood website or if you download the Dollywood app, you can pull up the show schedule anytime you like.
How much are Dollywood Christmas Tickets?
You can find all of the information about tickets to Dollywood and ordering on the Dollywood website. You can also purchase Dollywood season passes. The season pass benefits will get you not only access to the Dollywood Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration, but parking discounts and other Dollywood discounts in the park as well.
Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration is one of the most popular events in East Tennessee. If you’re looking for festive shows, beautiful lights, and family fun this holiday season, be sure to check out Dollywood!
No matter what your age or interests, there’s sure to be a show at Dollywood that you’ll love this Christmas season. So make your plans today and head on down to Tennessee for some good old-fashioned holiday fun!
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